McCartin left the Saints after ongoing battles with concussion and has since been cleared by league representatives for a return to the AFL.
Sydney also expressed their interest in re-igniting McCartin’s career several weeks ago, with a number of clubs seeking a key forward this off-season.
In a new trade development I’m told Paddy McCartin has had a medical with Carlton. I’m told today. I’ve checked with the Blues, they won’t comment on it. @7NewsMelbourne
— Tom Browne (@TomBrowne7) November 2, 2020
McCartin played 35 games and booted 34 goals with St Kilda.